FEBRUARY

February 8 | FJI/SLL Bench/Bar Reading Discussion Series: Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned

MARCH

March 8 | Motions to Suppress and Dismiss: Practical Tips for the Busy Judge
March 30 | Best Practices in Managing Self-Represented Litigation: Guidelines, Strategies, and Bench Skills

APRIL

April 5 | Beyond the iPad Basics
April 10 | The End of Justice in Courts? The Invention of Democratic Courts and Their Contemporary Vulnerability
April 20 | Responsibility, Culpability, and Juvenile Life Without Parole
April 24 | FJI/SLL Bench/Bar Reading Discussion Series: The People’s Courts: Pursuing Judicial Independence in America

MAY

May 2 | Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory
May 9 | Online Legal Research for Judges: Explore the New Interface of the Social Law Library’s Free Online Resources
May 15 | Tour of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME)
May 21 | Adjudicating Forced/False Confessions: How Science Shapes the Law and Interrogation Practices

JUNE

June 5 | Online Legal Research for Judges: Explore the New Interface of the Social Law Library’s Free Online Resources
June 14 | Handling Civil Discovery Issues in the Superior Court
June 21 | Appellate Judges Conference

SEPTEMBER

September 13 | Online Legal Research for Judges/Western MA — CANCELLED
September 20 | Handling Drug Cases from Indictment to Disposition (Superior Court)

OCTOBER

October 2 | Advanced Labor and Employment Law Bench/Bar Seminar
October 4 | Making Your Job Easier with ADR
October 11 | Negotiating a Disposition in a Criminal Case
October 18 | Shakespeare and the Law: What His Major Plays Teach Us About Justice
October 30 | Hon. Herbert P. Wilkins Appellate Year-in-Review, 2011-2012

NOVEMBER

November 2 | Improving the Delivery of Justice in the Probate & Family Court: Vision for the Future
November 7 | Writing Workshop for Judges
November 9 | Evening with Justice Holmes
November 13 | Criminal Defenses
November 16 | Sentencing, Probation, and Parole: What Judges Need to Know
November 27 | Recent Developments in Dwyer/Lampron and Criminal Rule 17 Practice Generally